April 13-19, 2015 The Globe Cinema, Calgary
showing: 33 feature films
sun
19 3:00PM
180 min
Canada

48-Hour Movie Making Challenge The 9th Annual CUFF 48-Hour Movie Making Challenge completed shorts showcase!

special guest
thu
16 7:15PM
90 Minutes
USA
AdultBeginners_LR

Adult Beginners A heartwarming and hilarious film about crashing hard, coming home, and waking up.

fri
17 9:30PM
111 Minutes
South Korea
AHardDay_LR

A Hard Day A South Korean crime action thriller focusing around one hard day in the life of Detective Go Geon-soo.

sun
19 12:30PM
thu
16 11:59PM
86 Minutes
USA
BloodsuckingBastards_LR

Bloodsucking Bastards An office comedy horror about work, relationships and vampires.

sun
19 9:30PM
103 minutes
Canada

Cronenberg Retrospective: SCANNERS A scientist sends a man with extraordinary psychic powers to hunt others like him.

sun
19 7:30PM
90 Minutes
Canada

Cronenberg Retrospective: THE BROOD A man tries to uncover an unconventional psychologist's therapy techniques on his institutionalized wife, while a series of brutal attacks committed by a brood of mutant children coincides with the husband's investigation.

sat
18 3:45PM
96 minutes
USA/United Kingdom/Canada
videodrome_LR

Cronenberg Retrospective: THE FLY This hypnotic and grotesque masterpiece explores the amorphous region between media and the body.

special guest
sat
18 1:45PM
87 Minutes
Canada

Cronenberg Retrospective: VIDEODROME A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.

special guest
sun
19 9:15PM
thu
16 9:45PM
98 Minutes
USA
Entertainment_LR

Entertainment A broken, aging comedian plays a string of dead-end shows in the Mojave desert. Starring Neil Hamburger.

mon
13 7:00PM
108 Minutes
United Kingdom
ExMachina_LR

Ex Machina A stylish and cerebral thriller about the latest experiment in artificial intelligence by Nathan, a brilliant and reclusive CEO.

tue
14 9:30PM
80 Minutes
USA
Felt_LR

Felt A woman creates an alter ego in hopes of overcoming the trauma inflicted by men in her life.

wed
15 7:00PM
81 Minutes
Canada
Guidance_LR

Guidance Desperate for money, an immature former child actor fakes his resume and gets a job as a high school guidance counsellor.

special guest
sun
19 3:30PM
170 Minutes
Russia
HardtobeaGod_LR

Hard To Be A God Set on a planet stuck in the Dark Ages, HARD TO BE A GOD depicts a black and white world filled with violence, filth and crudeness, standing in as a metaphor for our own times.

fri
17 9:45PM
93 Minutes
USA/France
HeavenKnowsWhat_LR

Heaven Knows What Adapted from unpublished memoirs, celebrated filmmaker siblings Josh and Benny Safdie fuse fiction and documentary realism chronicling the story of the young heroin addict.

sat
18 11:59PM
83 Minutes
USA

I Am A Knife With Legs An unconventional and hilarious story about an international Europop star and his troubles.

sat
18 9:30PM
84 Minutes
USA
IAmThor_LR

I Am Thor Follow the decade-long comeback of Jon Mikl Thor, a bodybuilding, steel bending, brick smashing rock star in the ‘70s and '80s.

special guest
fri
17 7:30PM
97 Minutes
USA
Manglehorn_LR

Manglehorn Al Pacino delivers one of his most restrained and deeply soulful performances as a charmingly shaggy locksmith.

sun
19 7:00PM
sat
18 9:45PM
91 Minutes
USA
NightOwls_LR

Night Owls What starts as a one-night stand takes an unexpected turn when Kevin discovers that the girl he went home with is the spurned lover of his boss.

special guest
sun
19 10:30AM
94 Minutes
Canada
PeanutButterSolution_LR

Peanut Butter Solution A seminal Canadian cult family film about a young boy who goes bald from fright when he witnesses something horrible inside a decrepit old house.

fri
17 11:59PM
88 Minutes
Chile/ USA
Redeemer_LR

Redeemer A former hit-man for a drug cartel has made a deal with God to hunt down the men he used to work for.

sat
18 6:45PM
93 Minutes
USA
JaketheSnake_LR

Resurrection of Jake the Snake The story of the legendary wrestler's struggles with alcoholism and drug abuse.

special guest
wed
15 9:45PM
102 Minutes
USA

ROAR Drafthouse Films and Olive Films have partnered for the theatrical release of this infamous yet rarely seen '80s cult classic.

thu
16 7:00PM
110 Minutes
Brazil/Italy/France
SaltoftheEarth_LR

Salt of the Earth German director Wim Wenders' latest project, nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 2015 Academy Awards.

sat
18 10:00AM
180 Minutes
Various Artists, USA/Canada
2015SaturdayMorningCartoons_LR

Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat-Cereal Cartoon Party! A three-hour trip down memory lane with a tribute to the eye-popping, brain-addling Saturday morning cartoons of yore, complete with a smorgasbord of sugary cereals.

sat
18 4:00PM
100 minutes
Various Countries

SHORT FILM PACKAGE: CROSSING BOUNDARIES A fun/strange/hilarious mixture of short films from around the world and in a variety of genres.

thu
16 9:30PM
109 minutes
USA

Spring A young man in a personal tailspin flees the United States to Italy, where he sparks up a romance with a woman harbouring a dark, primordial secret.

sat
18 7:15PM
106 minutes
United Kingdom
DukeOfBurgundy_LR

The Duke of Burgundy A woman who studies butterflies and moths tests the limits of her relationship with her lover.

sun
19 1:15PM
wed
15 7:15PM
103 Minutes
Denmark/Finland/Indonesia/Norway/United Kingdom
TheLookOfSilence_LR

The Look of Silence The companion film to the revolutionary and controversial documentary THE ACT OF KILLING.

tue
14 7:30PM
88 Minutes
USA
MidnightSwim_LR

The Midnight Swim When their mother goes missing in Spirit Lake, three half-sisters travel home to settle her affairs.

special guest
tue
14 9:45PM
87 minutes
USA
TheResidents_LR

Theory of Obscurity: A Film About the Residents The story of the renegade sound and video collective from San Francisco.

sat
18 1:30PM
fri
17 7:00PM
90 Minutes
USA
YesMenRevolting_LR

The Yes Men are Revolting Comedy troupe The Yes Men stage phony events and press releases in an effort to bring attention to environmental dangers and corporate greed.

tue
14 7:00PM
74 minutes
USA
UncertainTerms_LR

Uncertain Terms A man takes refuge at his aunt's countryside home for pregnant teenagers and gets caught in a love triangle.

wed
15 9:30PM
118 Minutes
Alberta Premiere
WorldofKanako_LR

World of Kanako (Kawaki) A provocative thriller from CONFESSIONS director Tetsuya Nakashima.